The following presentations were made at the NAPDS Conference, March 27-30, 2014


Because Of PDS...How The SUNY Buffalo State PDS Consortium Provides A Framework For Innovation And Creativity

 Leslie Day, PDS Co-director
Pixita Del Prado Hill, PDS Co-director

Kaitlyn Marie Gardner, PDS Graduate Assistant; Richard Hoey, Danielle Jarosz, and Madeline Otero, PDS Undergraduate Representatives

Chillin’ In Chile: Teacher Candidate Blog Reflections Of The Chile PDS Experience

Nancy Chicola and Pixita del Prado Hill, SUNY Buffalo State

Integrating The International Experience Of Teacher Candidates Into An Education Graduate Class

Hibajene Monga Shandomo, SUNY Buffalo State

A Model Of Collaboration Between SUNY Buffalo State And Our PDS Partner (K-8) Schools To More Effectively Implement DASA (The New York State Dignity For All Students Act) And Evidenced-Based Practices For The Reduction Of Bullying

Nanci M. Monaco and Katherine Knauf, SUNY Buffalo State

Crafting A PDS Mission Statement Using Creative Problem Solving

Theresa A. Harris-Tigg, SUNY Buffalo State

Encouraging Men To Become Elementary School Teachers

Richard Hoey, SUNY Buffalo State

How PDS Prepares Teachers For Urban Schools

Madeline Otero, SUNY Buffalo State

Keeping Teacher Candidates Connected Through Technology

Danielle Jarosz, SUNY Buffalo State

Methods For Increasing Parent Participation In Education

Kaitlyn Gardner, SUNY Buffalo State

Interns’ Soapbox: Our Future In PDS

Adrienne Buffington, Laura Devlin, Erin Nooney, and Kara Tolson, Salisbury University

Maddie Otero, Richard Hoey, Danielle Jarosz, and Kaitlyn Gardner, SUNY Buffalo State

Role Perspectives On International PDS Developments

Ruud Gorter, Inholland Hogeschool - The Netherlands; Diane Yendol-Hoppey, University of South Florida; Patricia Parsons, Georgia Southern University; Leslie Day, SUNY Buffalo State; Lavern Samuels, Durban University of Technology - South Africa; Gwendolyn Benson and Susan Ogletree, Georgia State; University; Jon Yoshioka, Deberah Zuercher and Aaron Levine, University of Hawai’i at Manoa; Lut De Jaegher, Artevelde Hoge School - Belgium; Dorothy Feola, William Paterson University; Wim Schut, School District of Delft - The Netherlands; Marlies Rijbroek and Lex Stomp, Windesheim University of Applied Sciences - The Netherlands

Vocabulary Instruction: Investigating Best Practices For Young English Learners In The United States And Zambia

Katarina N. Silvestri, SUNY Buffalo State

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